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Triton XXII, Lot: 20. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 540-510 BC. AR Nomos (28.5mm, 8.00 g, 12h). Ear of barley with eight grains; METAΠ down left field / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. Noe Class VII, 136 (same dies); HN Italy 1481. Near EF, toned. Very rare, struck from the only Class VII die with an eight grain ear, missing from most collections.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Waddell inventory 51472 (2014); Numismatica Ars Classica 40 (16 May 2007), lot 217.